IBM Streams V4.2 is now available including a number of new features which support edge to center analytics for IoT with Apache Edgent integration, development with Python & Jupyter Notebooks, and integrated development and optimized execution of Business Rules. This release also makes a number of improvements in application deployment, performance, security, serviceability and administration. The new release also includes new and improved analytics including speech to text, inclusion of open source toolkits for datetime, IoT , JDBC, JSON and Network analytics, as well as enhanced support for geospatial, cybersecurity and Telecommunications Event Data Analytics (TEDA) toolkits. Streams V4.2 was released on September 23rd. This post gives an overview of some of the highlights of the release and will be followed by more detailed articles and posts in the future.